S1 E3: A Hero Can Be Anyone

Aired: 10/14/2013 | 0:54:34 | Expires: 2/13/2020 | Episode
Superheroes are enthusiastically embraced in all forms of media and by all demographics, beginning with the historic Superman movie featuring Christopher Reeve as the Man of Steel. In 1986, Batman is overhauled as The Dark Knight to reflect the nocturnal underside of his character, and Watchmen brings new sophistication to comic book narratives, illuminating a violent and politicized world.